Cryptocurrencies: Transparency vs. Privacy

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Nir B. Kshetri, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Cryptocurrencies can have significant privacy costs. A motivated adversary has available a range of actions to identify the actual user associated with a cryptocurrency account. By taking appropriate measures, cryptocurrency users can minimize privacy violations and reduce the risk of privacy breaches.

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IEEE Computer, 51(11), 99-111
Language: English
Date: 2018
privacy, security of data, computer security, bitcoin, blockchain

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